(Lancaster, PA) – Lancaster Roots and Blues is a fantastically fun music festival featuring outstanding live music from across the U.S. and beyond. The 2017 festival on Feb. 24, 25 and 26 (Friday through Sunday) will be our 4th annual event. Each year gets better and 2017 will be no exception with 70 artists performing 90 shows on 11 stages from intimate to our main stage in the big tent (heated!) in Lancaster Square, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
All venues are within 3 blocks of each other and easily walkable.
Blues is on the menu but so are many other great musical art forms that America can proudly call home including Jazz, Americana, Folk, Rockabilly, Rock n Roll, Bluegrass, Funk and Soul and so much more. This festival is a music lover’s paradise. Here is the complete list of artists playing this year:
The Peterson Brothers, Tommy Emmanuel, Clarence Spady, Curtis Salgado, David Bromberg, Davy Knowles, Duke Robillard, Eric Gales, Grady Champion, Honey Island Swamp Band, Jimmy Thackery, John Mooney, John Nemeth, Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown, Lucky Peterson, Lurrie Bell, Matthew Curry, Mr. Sipp, Popa Chubby, Reverend Horton’s Big Damn Band, Roomful of Blues, Scott Pemberton, Jake Lewis, Alanna Royale, Annie Mack, BC500, Billy Price Band, Bumper Jacksons, Carlos Elliot Jr. & the Cornlickers, Carsie Blanton, Chaz Depaolo, David Wax Museum, Dukes of Destiny, Gabe Stillman and the Billtown Giants, Gas House Gorillas, Greg Piccolo, Jack Semple, Jim Campilongo, Joe Robinson, Johnny Showcase, JW Jones, Michaela Anne, Orchestra Pravezca, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Richie and Rosie, Ron Gallo, Steven Courtney, Swamp Candy, the Hackensaw Boys, The Soggy Po Boys, The Steppin’ Stones, The Vivien Leigh Documentary, Ursula Ricks, Vinegar Creek Constituency, Yarn, 3rd Power “Family Soul Band”, Blues on the Loose, Colebrook Road, Dan Zdilla, James Wolpert, Kerensa Gray, King Street Big Band, Mama Tried, Matt’s Blues, Nate Myers and the Aces, Pocketful of Soul, Ragtime Willy, The Blue Soles, The Vulcans and Tuck Ryan.
Go to our website to learn more about each artist and the whole festival. We hope you can join us for at least one day or come for all three!